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“P+PM: People & Placemaking” Programme Series
Organizer
:
HKALPS & VESSEL
Date
:
26/11-31/12/2021
Venue
:
VESSEL 02

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) makes use of the collaboration of organisations in different cities to bring designs into the community. HKALPS and VESSEL are honoured to be the venue partner of BODW CityProg for the third consecutive year. With the theme of “Place-making”, we would like to pay attention to different aspects, such as district planning, public space design, and renovation. We wish to establish and strengthen the linkage between the relationship of people and place through design and the community. In view of materials, appearances, application, functions, usage rate and comfortableness, HKALPS/VESSEL aims to invite different sectors in the community to experience the social values based on place-making, design and planning.

 

On behalf of the Organizers, we are pleased to invite your students to take part in the programmes mentioned.

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Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) makes use of the collaboration of organisations in different cities to bring designs into the community. HKALPS and VESSEL are honoured to be the venue partner of BODW CityProg for the third consecutive year. With the theme of “Place-making”, we would like to pay attention to different aspects, such as district planning, public space design, and renovation. We wish to establish and strengthen the linkage between the relationship of people and place through design and the community. In view of materials, appearances, application, functions, usage rate and comfortableness, HKALPS/VESSEL aims to invite different sectors in the community to experience the social values based on place-making, design and planning.

 

On behalf of the Organizers, we are pleased to invite your students to take part in the programmes mentioned.

 

Event Details:

  1. “P+PM: People & Placemaking” Exhibition

Kwun Tong was once an important industrial area in Hong Kong. Under the redevelopment policy of the government, the area is being converted into the newest central business district in Kowloon. Focusing on a series of Placemaking projects in Kowloon East, the exhibition will tell the relationship between the development of the district, and the people-oriented design of the spaces in the community.

Date: 2021/11/26 (Fri) - 12/31(Fri)

Opening Hour: 9am - 6pm

Venue: VESSEL 02 (90 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong)

[V GALLERY] – 2021/11/26 (Fri) - 12/1 (Wed)

[Exhibition Corridor] – 2021/12/2 (Thu) - 12/31 (Fri)

 

  1. “Meet the Architect – Design and Place-making” Seminar

Local award-winning architect, Mr. Edward Wong, will host the seminar to investigate the topic area with architecture and design students by looking into the link between construction projects in Hong Kong and users through district planning, site design and space renovation. Wong would like to inspire the students’ architectural mindsets. He will also share the current situation of the industry, and to invite students to think about their future career development.

Date: 2021/11/29 (Mon)

Time: 3pm - 4:30pm

Venue: VESSEL 02 - V GALLERY (90 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong)

[Architect: Mr Edward WONG]

Edward Wong graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1998 and has been working in the Architectural Services Department (ArchSD) since 2006. He has been taking different roles from design, contract management and building quality control, as well as involved in the architectural design of a few public facilities. Among the 15 years' service in the Government, he has worked in Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO), Development Bureau (DEVB) to steer, supervise and oversee the transformation of Kowloon East into another Central Business District of Hong Kong. Through his practice in the Government, Wong makes public architecture and public spaces. He has gained various local and international awards.

 

 

 

  1. “ArchDesign X Photography” Sharing Session

In the age of new media, photography has emerged as an important and most convenient way to record our daily life. The sharing session will be led by an experienced architect. Discovering the aesthetics of architecture through different visions, participants will be guided to explore between city planning to practice, the skills of photo composition, use of light and how to create different atmospheres.

Details:

Date: 2021/11/27 (Sat)

Time: 11am - 1pm

Venue: VESSEL 02 - V GALLERY (90 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong)

[Speaker: Mr Jeff TUNG]

Jeff Tung is the Senior Project Director of New World Development. He is a registered architect in Hong Kong and a senior member of HKIA. Tung has been working in the architect industry for over 30 years, including 10 years in private sector. He is also experienced in the planning, design and project management of hotels in Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia. He recently completed Victoria Dockside and the Revitalisation of TST Waterfront.

Tung finds his passion in fine-art photography. He is interested in street photography, landscape photography and architectural photography. His photos are distinctive in his use of unique angles, artistic perception and composition to capture and present the mood, atmosphere, and story of the moment.

 

  1. “Placemaking X Wellness” Photography Competition

“People-oriented” is the core value of social development and an important element of place-making. An attractive and functional urban design can not only improve the environment, but also leads people to a positive and engaging lifestyle. In view of this, we are holding a “Placemaking X Wellness” Photography Competition. Through photo documentation, participants are invited to capture the relationship between place and people, as well as to project a good urban environment that can help to build a healthy lifestyle.

Registration Deadline: 2021/12/5 (Sun)

Theme: related to place-making and wellness